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What should i do when i cough blood? any home remedies?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
See doctor...: Coughing blood is called hemoptysis. It is most often caused by bronchitis but it can also be caused by malignancy. So, if you cough up blood, you must be evaluated by a doctor so malignancy can be ruled out. If you smoke, you need to quit asap.

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Last updated Dec 14, 2013

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